Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Plus Kerry delays Israel trip, Hasidim for Bikes in Williamsburg, and more
Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more
In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall
Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians
Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map
The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace
The anniversary of Bibi’s father’s passing and an old peace initiative
In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions
Plus Bibi signs off on Sharansky’s new plan for the Western Wall
Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem
Plus Passover tales galore
Netanyahu admits that there were “operational mistakes”
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority